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Heidi Tinsman talk Feb 26, 2014 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 273 Social Science & Humanities Building,
HIA and ChileUCD present a talk by Heidi Tinsman of UC Irvine: "Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States". Open to the public and refreshments will be provided.
HIA Film Night: Ciudad de los Fotografos Feb 28, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Wellman 26,
A film about the photographers and photojournalists who documented strikes, demonstrations and protests during the Chilean military regime.
Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference Mar 15, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM Freeborn Hall,
We are looking for volunteers for the Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference. Free t-shirts and food will be provided, as well as a great community experience!! For more information check out the facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/255794741250774/ If you are interested, please contact Giselle Rodriguez at gisrodriguez@ucdavis.edu.
HIA Film Night: La muerte de Pinochet Mar 07, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Wellman 26,
Join us for another HIA Movie Night as we present our Chilean series this quarter. This weeks film: La muerte de Pinochet
Ainara Vázquez-Varela: The Vice-Regal Courts Of New Granada In The 18th Century: Spaces Of Power And Representation Apr 16, 2014 from 12:10 PM to 01:30 PM 273 Social Science & Humanities Building,
Brown Bag Talk by visiting postdoctoral scholar.
HIA Director Chuck Walker to present his book: THE TUPAC AMARU REBELLION Apr 30, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM The Lounge in the Memorial Union Store, UC Davis,
The UC Davis Stores presents Charles F. Walker (History, UC Davis) In a presentation of his new book THE TUPAC AMARU REBELLION (Harvard University Press)
Symposium on AMAZONIA: Writers, Travelers, & Its People from May 12, 2014 02:00 PM to May 13, 2014 06:15 PM 53A Olson Hall,
Join the UC Davis Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese for an interdisciplinary Symposium from the 1850's until today.
Spring 2014 HIA Burrito Dinner May 08, 2014 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Taqueria El Burrito, 223 F. Street, Davis,
It is time, once again, for our end-of-year “Burrito” gathering to celebrate those students who are graduating, and to look ahead to the coming year for those that remain. All minors - declared or not - and any Club HIA students are welcome to join us! Feel free to invite anyone interested in our minor in Latin American & Hemispheric Studies (LAHS) or anyone interested in getting involved with HIA and undergraduate Latin American studies. * todos son bienvenidos * everyone is welcome *
45th Annual La Raza Cultural Days from Apr 28, 2014 04:00 PM to May 03, 2014 06:00 PM Student Community Center,
Multi-Day events hosted by the Cross Cultural Center, UC Davis
La Gran Tardeada May 03, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM UC Davis East Quad,
As part of La Raza Cultural Days, this is a family event. See flyer below.
HIA Film Night: THE MILK OF SORROW May 09, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 26 Wellman Hall,
Our Spring Film Series kicks off with this film from Peru - Milk of Sorrow.
Arfuch Leonor Talk May 08, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Sproul 912,
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Hemispheric Institute of the Americas, Davis Humanities Institute, Cultural Studies in the Americas Research Cluster present lecture series: Optics of Postmemory in Latin America Thursday, May 8, 2014 4:00 p.m. Sproul 912 Leonor Arfuch (University of Buenos Aires) “Infancia y dictadura: ficciones autobiográficas” This event (in Spanish) will explore the question of how younger generations of artists are grappling with the legacies and memories of dictatorships that took place in Chile and Argentina in the 1970s and 1980s. Leonor Arfuch is professor at the University of Buenos Aires where she is Director of Research on Cultural Studies at the Instituto Gino Germani. Among her many books are El espacio biográfico: dilemas de la subjetividad contemporánea (2002) and Memoria y autobiografía: exploraciones en los límites (2013).
Safe Travel Abroad Workshop May 20, 2014 from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM South Hall, Room 114,
Thinking about going abroad? Want to hear from a U.S. Ambassador on the subject? The Internship and Career Center (ICC) is hosting this very informative workshop.
HIA Film Night: UNA NOCHE May 16, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 26 Wellman Hall,
Join us for our second film of the Spring 2014 Series. From Director Spike Lee, an award winning film out of CUBA.
Emily Berquist - Bishop Martínez Compañón and the Products of Utopia in Trujillo, Peru May 30, 2014 from 12:10 PM to 01:30 PM 273 Social Science & Humanities Building,
Amid the push for natural history investigations in the late Spanish Empire, one extraordinary man engineered a massive project of scientific research that preserved an unparalleled data set on the plant life, Indian customs, and pre-Hispanic cultures of colonial Trujillo, Peru. Join HIA as we bring Emily Berquist, CSU Long Beach, to campus for this interesting talk.
HIA Film Night: ELITE SQUAD May 30, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 26 Wellman Hall,
on the streets of RIO only the ELITE survive.
Film Screening: HELI May 13, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 1100 Social Sciences and Humanities Building,
UC Davis Student Affairs is hosting a film screening of "Heli," followed by Q and A with the Director. Admission is Free - see flyer below.
Art Opening: Patricia Velazquez - Making a Living May 14, 2014 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Cross Cultural Center Art Lounge,
Announcing an art reception taking place at the Cross Cultural Center. Art Reception: Patricia Velazquez, "Making a Living" focusing on Mexican street vendors. Come by to check out the new exhibit, talk to the artist, and grab refreshments!
Sergio Navarrete Pellicer - Community & Citizenship: Brassbands in Oaxaca, Mexico May 21, 2014 from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM 3201 Hart Hall (Risling Room),
Join us for the Native American Studies Department Brown Bag Lecture Series hosting of a talk by Sergio Navarrete Pellicer, PhD, CIESAS-Pacífico Sur & Visiting Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz. This event is Co-Sponsored by the Department of Native American Studies, the Department of Music, the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas (HIA), and the Indigenous Research Center of the Americas (IRCA).
HIA Film Night: PRESUMED GUILTY May 23, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 26 Wellman Hall,
Join HIA for a film out of Mexico.
2014 Spring Quarter STUDY HALL from Jun 06, 2014 01:00 PM to Jun 12, 2014 12:00 PM 1271 Social Science & Humanities Building,
Join us for our study hall. We will stock our air-conditioned conference room with goodies so that you can study in a quiet place. See flyer below.
Claudia Darrigrandi Talk Jan 20, 2014 from 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM Sproul Hall 912,
Professor Claudia Darrigrandi will give a talk: Niños en la ciudad: masas e infancia en la narrativa chilena (1930-1962)
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HIA Movie: Carandiru Oct 24, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 1130 Hart Hall,
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience and mainly stories the tragic stories of hideous crimes which landed scum there and passionate dramas adding otherwise decent people. Just when he believes to leave the prisoners happy with a soccer tournament, a silly clothing line argument kick-starts a politically opportune revolt repression.
HIA MOVIE Night: Machuca Feb 07, 2014 from 07:10 PM to 09:00 PM
Join us for another HIA Movie Night as we present our Chilean series this quarter. Tonights Movie: Machuca

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